These type of costs are not typically Expense but Asset Improvement.

“I called back QBO and the advisor said there is no way to reimburse other than re-entering all the expenses under each person’s name as a bill.”

You should Never Call that person again, then. Sheesh.

“The other option is to delete […]

Resolution for 'Asset Improvement issue: 'Reimbursing expenses to a third party.' available: Yes.

The Asset Improvement issue or error code is a known issue in Quickbooks Online (QBO) and/or Quickbooks. Support for this issue is available either by self-service or paid support options. Experts are available to resolve your Quickbooks issue to ensure minimal downtime and continue running your business. First try to resolve the Asset Improvement issue yourself by looking for a resolution described in the article. If it is a complex Asset Improvement issue or you are unable to solve the issue, you may contact us by clicking here or by using other Asset Improvement support options.

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